Weekend Planner: St. Pat’s Carnival, Bedford Hills Parade, Carriage Barn Party | Katonah Homes

Whether you’re in search of something fun to do with the kids or you have a babysitter and are planning a night out, look no further because Patch editors have picked a variety of events taking place to help you make the most of your weekend. Click on the headline for more information of each event that’s listed alphabetically by town.


Bedford: St. Patrick’s School Carnival

When: Through Sunday May 19

St. Patrick’s School, Bedford

Cost: Admission and parking are free. Wrist bands and tickets may be purchased for rides. 

Description: The St. Patrick’s Carnival is a spring time tradition in Bedford and has rides, games, food and a raffle for a Mercedes Benz.

Bedford Hills: Fire Department Parade

The parade starts on Babbitt Road and North Street in Bedford Hills and ends in the train station commuter lots.

When: Saturday, May 18 at 4 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: The Bedford Hills Fire Department hosts its 110th anniversary parade and invites the community and neighboring towns to watch and celebrate.

Katonah: Carriage Barn Opening Party

When: Saturday, May 18 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Where: John Jay Homestead, Katonah

Cost: $125 and up.

Description: The Friends of John Jay Homestead will host an Opening Night Party to preview the Carriage Barn Education and Visitor Center. Proceeds from the event will go towards completing the Center’s interactive exhibits.


White Plains: Family Arts Bash

Where31 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains

When: Saturday, May 18, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: A day of fun for the whole family featuring children’s workshops, activities, prizes and food. For details, click here.

Hastings-on-Hudson: SunPlugged-on-Hudson

Where: MacEachron Waterfront Park – River Street, Hastings-on-Hudson

When: Saturday, May 18, noon to 7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Description: An environmentally friendly festival featuring live solar powered music, as well as exhibits on local solutions for environmental sustainability. 

Tarrytown: EF Culture Fair

Where: EF Education First, 100 Marymount Avenue (Marian Hall), Tarrytown 

When: Friday, May 17, 12 to 3 p.m.

Cost: Free 

Description: Breaking down barriers, EF Culture Fair is a day when students from over 40 countries around the world show off their cultures to friends, local host families, school children and community members.  Each country has its own room, which will be decorated with exhibits from the students’ home countries – some nationalities will also put on performances and others will prepare samples of their favorite food from home.

Somers: Annual Plant Sale and Veteran’s Memorial Re-Dedication

Where: Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial

When: Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m.

Description: A bronze eagle monument set amid a new granite courtyard will beckon visitors to the re-dedication of the Westchester County Veterans Museum at Lasdon Park in Somers. While at the park, visitors are invited to shop the annual Friends of Lasdon Plant Sale, which will also be held at the park that day, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds from the plant sale and shop benefit programs at the arboretum.

Yorktown: ‘Paws for the Cause’

Where: 99 Moseman Rd, Yorktown Heights

 Sunday, May 19 at 10 a.m.

Cost: Free

Description: “Paws for the Cause” is taking place on the Grange Fair Grounds in Yorktown with vendors – both pet related and non pet related, animal rescue groups, dog demonstrations, children’s entertainment, food, contests and more. All proceeds will go to benefit pups in high kill shelters that would be euthanized if it were not for rescue groups pulling them and transporting them up to NY. 

Briarcliff Manor: Seussical Auditions

Where: Briarcliff Manor Recreation Building (48 Macy Rd).

When: Sunday, May 19 at 1 p.m. (and May 22 at 6 p.m.)

Cost: Tuition is $450

Description: The Summercliff Players, a youth theatre group not limited to Briarcliff Manor and Ossining residents, is gearing up for its summer production of Seussical. Rehearsals begin on June 24. Email summercliffplayers@gmail.com to set up an audition time.


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